Velocity of action potential in giant fiber at 10 to 15°C

Range 50 to 60 m/s
Organism Catfish Ameiurus
Reference Bullock TH, Horridge GA (1965). Structure and Function in the Nervous Systems of Invertebrates. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman vol I p.150 table 3.4
Comments Velocity (in myelinated fibers) in vertebrates is directly proportional to outside diameter.
Entered by Uri M
ID 108967